"WANTISDEN, a parish in the hundred of Plomesgate, county Suffolk, 4 miles N.W. of Orford, and 7 N.E. of Woodbridge. Wickham Market is its post town. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value £64. The church is dedicated to St. John. The parochial charities produce about £5 per annum."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)